Erythematous Plaque on Right Ear with Extension to Face and Neck in an Older Adult Male

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Mara Trifoi
Norhan Shamloul
Bryan Anderson
Ryan Svoboda




Leishmaniasis poses a diagnostic challenge due to its resemblance to many dermatologic conditions. As the incidence of Leishmaniasis has increased in the United States due to a rise in world travel it is imperative for healthcare providers, especially dermatologists, to recognize and properly diagnose Leishmaniasis. In this case report, we present a unique case of New World Leishmaniasis, highlighting key histopathological findings important in diagnosis.


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